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: republicans, i hope you're listening. joining with me more, leslie marshall and billy can you think imagine. billy, senator session saying geithner explaining the plan was a fantasy. mitch mcconnell laughed out loud when it was given, saying it was one-sided. charles krauthammer said it was a comedy. >> bush 41, read my lips, no new tax. congressman speaker of the house sam wright got unelected. a year ago, the budget passed by the house, obama insulted ryan, calling him undemocratic. he gets elected by 51% of the vote. mark my words, sean hannity, if the republicans cave this time, they'll get the same results that reagan and bush 41 got, which spends tax and no spending cuts. >> sean: we have a spending problem. why do it now? must raise the tax rates, my way or the highway, give me my way first. what kind of negotiation is that? and what's his plan? >> i don't think it is a my way or the highway. bill, sorry, i know that you love to look at my green eyes in person, i'm in l.a. today, sorry about that, but if we look back to 30 years, when we had a different congress, a different presiden
and i'm working with mike and leslie on the program, what kind of words would describe what we're doing? well, certainly impressive is one. reassuring is one, that we see what's going on, the planning, the capabilities. i think another is to underline the importance and then this panel in particular they underline t the importance of looking on this as a building operation. each year has been a little better than the year before or different. if that's been iterative or a plus [speaker not understood]. somebody asked if we could keep this going. may i remind you it's been going for 31 years. we've had this last two years that have been the most impressive iteration, but it's been going for a long while. let me try to sort of summarize it by using an image. how many of you have looked closely at the great seal of our republic? if you look closely you'll see that the center piece is an eagle. the eagle holds an olive branch to show that united states will always seek peace. let me say not only peace, but the united states will always seek solutions to problems. we're a pragmatic people th
sites that are vulnerable to future disasters. leslie to survey the damage, we have got to remember that superstorm sandy is a sign of things to come. in this changing climate, the reluctance in this committee to look at the changes in global temperature is very difficult to understand. making weather like sandy more and more common. we had the opportunity in this committee to make sure the northeast recovers and rebuilds, i thank my colleague, all of them, who had taken an interest here. the experience that we have learned. >> that legislation you describe is very appropriate and i am looking forward to meeting with details when you get them. -senator whitehouse. >> i will be briefer than my colleagues. i was here for an earlier hearing and made a similar statements. i don't want to be redundant the hurricanes and the hit rhode island hard, but 9.5 ft crest at fox point at fox point was the highest ever on record, we have 130,000 homes and businesses lose power which is a significant portion of a stake of 1 million people, the southern coast of rhode island was hit hardest, the wes
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